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How to use hibiclens for acne

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shala Fardin
Dermatology 20 years experience
I would not: There are much safer & less irritating acne washes out there! talk to your primary care doctor or dermatologist!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Real Rx: What you are describing are basically worthless for acne. You will probably need a combination of topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoids and plus a sys... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Tolstrup
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Hibiclens alternativ: Frankly, I do not think that Hibiclens is your best treatment option. I suggest you ask your Provider for a prescription fof sulfacet wash or one of t... Read More
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Triclosan is toxic: too. It's a known endocrine disruptor, and just about as bad as Hibiclens since both probably destroy the acid mantle, which protects the skin's surfa... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
Not dangerous: But will not help acne. I assume the DR gave you other treatment. If not, see a better dermatologist. If you are using on legs, it is folliculitis due... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Some options...: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel or cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream such a... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Some options...: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel or cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream such a... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Carroll
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Be kind to your skin: Treating adult acne can be a challenge. The first step is to be kind to your skin and clean it with a gentle cleanser. Harsh scrubbing and strong soap... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Swope
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Clean skin: Important to keep your skin clean wash 2 - 3 times with soap and water daily there are many items you can buy to help, many are very expensive and... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Many ways: Start with a mild daily cleanser (like cetaphil or dove sensitive skin). You can use benzoyl peroxide, a topical antibiotic or an oral antibiotic. A... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Your changing body: I hope you welcome the changes that turn you from a child into an adult. The chemical chaos often produces an environment in which the oils and bacter... Read More
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